The Historic Saltire Society is an organisation dedicated to two things: Living history and having fun!

From humble beginnings in Inverness, the group now has members from all over the country, and travel the length and breadth of Scotland to various venues to perform for our audiences. The society has many members, ranging from noble Knights and their Ladies, their squires and Ladies in Waiting who help put on their armour and kirtles and their enlisted peasants who end up doing most of the fighting and work!

As well as the nobles, we also have guilds of craftspeople (see right), showing early Scots medieval life through representing the Living History side of things.

If you’d like to follow us on Facebook, to see what fun things we get up to, follow the link below

https://www.facebook.com/groups/122605434614/

 


2022 Historic Scotland events featuring The Historic Saltire Society

Spynie Palace

30th April -1200-1600

1st May -1200-1600

Spynie Palace, Near Elgin, Moray, IV30 5QG

https://www.historicenvironment.scot/visit-a-place/places/spynie-palace/

 

Dumbarton Castle

11th June -1200-1600

12th June -1200-1600

Dumbarton Castle, Castle Road, Dumbarton, G82 1JJ

https://www.historicenvironment.scot/visit-a-place/places/dumbarton-castle/

 

Spectacular Jousting (Linlithgow)

2nd July -1230-1630

3rd July -1230-1630

Linlithgow Palace, Kirkgate, Linlithgow, EH49 7AL

https://www.historicenvironment.scot/visit-a-place/places/linlithgow-palace/

 

Caerlaverock Castle

30th July -1230-1630

31st July -1230-1630

Caerlaverock Castle, Dumfries, DG1 4RU

https://www.historicenvironment.scot/visit-a-place/places/caerlaverock-castle/

 

Fort George

13th August -1200-1600

14th August -1200-1600

Fort George, Ardersier, Inverness, IV27TD

https://www.historicenvironment.scot/visit-a-place/places/Fort-George/

 

Dirleton Castle

9th May – 1200-1600

10th May – 1200-1600

Dirleton Avenue, Dirleton, North Berwick, EH39 5ER

https://www.historicenvironment.scot/visit-a-place/places/dirleton-castle/

 

2 Responses to "Home"
  1. Already done Dumbarton Castle, and Linlithgow Peel, looking forward to a great week-end at Fort George, keep up the fantastic work, and i look forward to seeing you all again in August.

  2. Yerterday myself and family attended an event at Aberdour castele, although I look forward to any historical event, we were unvertain as to how a ruin could be made entertaining for more than twenty minutes or so. especially without a guide. But I personally thoroughly enjoyed the wholle day thanks mainly to the Soltire reenactment society whos fighting guild held mock tournaments and demos of ancient weapons. Unfortunately being Brittish I was far to embarissed to really cheer and shout the way the reenactors encouraged, but some parts of their fights were funnier than any modern comedian on the telly. Incase any of the societys members there that day were wondering who I am, I was the guy in the heavy metal T-shirt with skellatons around a gret dinning table having a drink. Many thanks for a great day out. Hope those children the members were up against didn’t beat them up too badly. I know from speaking to one man latter on that not all of the historically accurate clothing affords that much protection or comfort.

    Still Giggling quietly
    David.

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